economics http://wfpl.org en LG&E Ends Coal Contract with Consol Energy http://wfpl.org/post/lge-ends-coal-contract-consol-energy <p>Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities are terminating the company’s contract with coal producer <a href="http://www.consolenergy.com/" target="_blank">Consol Energy.</a></p><p>This news in and of itself isn’t huge—to put it in perspective, LG&amp;E/KU burns 16 million tons of coal a year, and the company’s contract with Consol was only for 500,000 tons. But it was a good excuse to take a look at how the utility uses coal, and how its usage might change in the future.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 1951 at http://wfpl.org LG&E Ends Coal Contract with Consol Energy